by Kolapo Olapoju
Fatima Saraka Mohammed, has been accused of colluding with two others to kill, eat the flesh and drink the blood of her 9-year-old grandson.
The 55-year-old grandmother reportedly carried out the gruesome act to satisfy the members of her witchcraft cult.
The woman, who’s from Doso Village in Lavun LGA, Niger State was arrested by police officers of Anti-Homicide Squad at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Niger State.
She reportedly abducted the 9-year-old boy, Mohammed Doko Mohammed for several days before eventually slaughtering him.
Fatima alongside a 38-year-old man, Zhitsu Aliyu, and 65-year-old woman, Amina Wusa Mohammed colluded to slaughter her grandson.
The trio have reportedly confessed to committing the crime, revealing that after slaughtering the boy, they shared his flesh and drank his blood to satisfy their witchcraft spirit.
The suspects, however, told the police that they regretted their action, blaming it on an evil spirit.
Police spokesperson, Ibrahim Abiodun Gambari, confirmed the incident. He said that investigation into the matter was ongoing, and that the culprits had been arraigned before the court.